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Introductory Astronomy for Kids – Galaxies

November 29, 2017, 5:45 pm - TO November 29, 2017 - 8:00 pm

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Join us at the planetarium for a show especially geared toward younger audiences (8-15 years old) and their family members. You’ve seen the Sun and the Moon, the planets, and the Hamilton night sky, but what’s beyond the Solar System? In this show, we’ll journey through the Milky Way and discuss our Solar System’s place in the Galaxy and our Galaxy’s place in the Universe. How long will it take to get to the nearest stars and to visit other worlds? What’s in the centre of the Galaxy? How does our Galaxy compare to others? We’ll answer all of these questions and more!

Show times: 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m.

McMaster’s McCallion Planetarium is located in the basement of the Burke Science Building. Tickets are $7 per person and may be available at the door, but cannot be guaranteed so we strongly recommend making reservations. To reserve a seat for any of our planetarium shows, or for more information, please follow the links from our website: http://www.physics.mcmaster.ca/planetarium/

Or call: (905) 525-9140 ext. 27777